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Nov 10, 2012 5:30pm PST
should get education because education is so important. >> reporter: across the border in india, prayers for malala's recovery. in england where she's being treated supporters lit candles in her name. >> we can vote for her to win the nobel peace prize to make her cause even greater. >> reporter: a cause picked up in the months after she was shot in the head for publically campaigning for education rights. on a visit to pakistan u.n. education envoy gordon brown presented a petition with a million signatures calling for education for all. malala, he said, has become a beacon of hope. >> people who were previously silent and said nothing are now saying we cannot allow this to happen. we are going to change this. >> reporter: doctors are preparing for her next surgery, but they say she continues to make remarkable recovery. this week her hospital in birmingham released a new video documenting the recovery with malala reading some of the cards and thousands of messages from around the world. >> i'm thankful -- >> reporter: her father spoke in a video on her behalf. >> she wants me to tell e
Nov 14, 2012 5:30pm PST
from india, savita halappanavar, recently seen here, marking a hindu festival and expecting their first child. she was 17 weeks pregnant in late october, when she came to the hospital here complaining of severe pain. when doctors told her she would miscarry her child, they pled for an abortion, but were refused because the fetus still had a heartbeat, this is a catholic country, they were told. in fact, ireland is less of a catholic country. as immigrants like savita change the country days later, she died. he described their last desperate moments. >> they were trying to pump her heart, the doctor just told me we lost her. >> reporter: her death has started up a heated debate on abortion in ireland where decades of confusing laws say abortion is illegal, unless the mother's life is in danger. but the government never offered guidance on the specific risks that leave a life in danger, leaving doctors afraid to perform such surgeries. even in extreme cases, like savita's >> we have lived with this for 30 years, do something about it. >> reporter: but despite more government promises, man
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